Dear Learning Community,
We wish you all a happy and healthy new year!
Next week, a series of three two-week cybersecurity courses in English will start, led by Hasso Plattner Institute Director Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel and his team on openHPI. The series aims at interested people with no prior knowledge. The workload is 3 to 6 hours per week.
On January 19, 2022, the course Confidential Communication in the Internet begins. In this course, you will learn the basics of cryptography, security objectives, and different types of encryption. Furthermore, we will explain their application in practice.
Register for free: https://open.hpi.de/courses/confidentialcommunication2022
On February 2, 2022, the Digital Identities course starts. On average, each user has more than 25 internet accounts for a variety of purposes such as Email or social media. Each of these internet accounts represents a Digital Identity. In this course, you will learn how digital identities work and how to manage them. You will also receive tips on how to protect yourself against identity theft.
Register for free:: https://open.hpi.de/courses/identities2022
The third course Cyberthreats by Malware starts on February 16, 2022. Malware is one of the biggest problems on the internet. The number of cyberattacks is increasing every year. In this course, you will gain basic knowledge about the different types of malware such as viruses, worms, and Trojans, as well as botnets and ransomware. You will also learn how to protect yourself from cyberattacks.
Register for free: https://open.hpi.de/courses/malware2022
As a special extra, there is an exam on the entire material of all three courses starting March 2, 2022. After successfully passing the Cybersecurity Exam you will receive a certificate of achievement or optionally a qualified certificate, which is usually only offered for six-week courses.
3 Years of Neuland Podcast
The HPI knowledge podcast Neuland is celebrating its third anniversary. Neuland launched in January 2019 to mark HPI's 20th anniversary. In over 50 podcast episodes, HPI experts and host Leon Stebe discuss digital developments and trends as well as the opportunities and risks of digitalization. On the occasion of the three-year anniversary, Leon Stebe looks back at the highlights of the discussions. Subscribe to the mostly German podcast via all popular podcast platforms or listen to the podcast at podcast.hpi.de.
Listen to the anniversary episode (in German) now: https://podcast.hpi.de/
Applied Edge AI: Deep Learning Outside of the Cloud at the AI Campus (English)
Learn how edge computing and artificial intelligence can be combined in the new course Applied Edge AI: Deep Learning Outside of the Cloud on the AI Campus, which starts this week. Applying artificial intelligence methods directly on an edge or client device instead of in the cloud improves energy efficiency, offers low latency, and solves data protection issues. The 6-week advanced course is offered by HPI scientists PD Dr. Haojin Yang, Joseph Bethge, and Christian Bartz.
Sign up here for free: https://ki-campus.org/courses/edgeai-hpi2022
We would be happy if you would take advantage of our openHPI offers again this year and recommend them to friends and colleagues.
the openHPI team